The Workers Party of Britain deplores the failure of outsourcing giant Kingdom Services Group to pay its security guards at the Royal Berkshire hospital a decent wage, and warmly commends the unanimous decision by the 23 Unite members affected to stage a second wave of strikes in January and February.
The Workers Party of Britain condemns the new raft of lockdown restrictions brought into effect on Wednesday 14 October – initially targeting the north-west – as a stark admission of failure on the part of Boris Johnson’s Conservative government to deal with Covid-19 on a national scale.
The Workers Party of Britain is proudly supporting the Unison Pay Up Now campaign as thousands of workers take to the streets across Scotland. Unison is calling on the Scottish government to reopen the NHS’s three-year pay deal, and to discuss a pay rise for all NHS staff.
On Friday afternoon at 2.00pm, key workers from the GMB union in Glasgow took part in an After the Applause demonstration, and the Workers Party of Britain were there in support.
The Workers Party of Britain joined thousands of people across the country on Saturday as we gave our support to NHS workers and their campaign for a pay rise – #NHSPay15.
The Workers Party of Britain supports GMB Scotland’s campaign calling for a £2 an hour increase in the basic rate of pay for ALL key workers.
The Workers Party of Britain is proudly supporting NHS workers across the country. They are organising protests up and down the country on Saturday 8 August demanding a 15 percent pay increase, to be paid from 1 December 2020, in order to start recovering a decade of lost wages.
The Workers Party of Britain supports the NHS anniversary events that have been organised by NHS campaign groups across the country this weekend (see below for leaflet and details).
Forty years of progressive privatisation have left all NHS trusts and hospitals at financial and organisational breaking point, with no ability to rapidly expand the levels of care.